Dr. Adwok Nyaba’s Response To Eric Reeves’ False Claims of a “Coup” in Juba

By Dr. Adwok Nyaba,
Juba, South Sudan.
Eric Reeves, a professor of English in a small college in Northampton, Massachusetts, has been meddling in Sudan and South Sudan politics  (Photo: via a Personal Quest To Save Sudan)

Eric Reeves, a professor of English in a small college in Northampton, Massachusetts, has been meddling in Sudan and South Sudan politics  (Photo: via a Personal Quest To Save Sudan)

July 12, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Eric Reeves started off in the nineties as anti-NIF crusader, with critical blogs some of which bordered on lies and rumours. This won him the admiration of many South Sudan as well as the Christian right in the United States. It was clear that opportunism but not genuine solidarity with the people of South Sudan or the Sudan was his driving force. That is why the imbrogilio, indeed lies and concoctions, he posted on his blog yesterday would not impress anybody.

People who have been following the political situation in South Sudan since August 26th, 2015 then President Salva Kiir signed the IGAD brokered Agreement on the resolution of the crisis in South Sudan and more particularly the current military actions in Juba as they unfolded on Thursday, July 7th, would know better that there was no coup against the Transitional Government of National Unity.

It is Salva Kiir’s reservations above ARCISS at play. These events followed each other in succession from the EO 36/2015 of October 2nd, 2015; the appointments of 28 Governors on December 24th, 2015; the floating of the South Sudan Pound that immediately eroded its purchasing power and plunged the country into an economic crisis, and many other prevarications in respect of ARCISS implementation and putting in place its institutions and instruments e.g., the JCC, JOC, SDSR, JIP, CTSAMM, etc., suggesting lack of political good faith and will.

For Eric Reeves to come up with coup being led by Riek Machar is utter nonesense to say the least. How could Riek Machar pull a coup with a small force of less than a brigade whose armament is light weapons against Salva Kiir’s armoured infantry divisions and helicopter gunships and fighter bombers?

The story is laughable but of course it was a desperate attempt to misinform the world at large about the reality of the situation in South Sudan, and to absolve Salva Kiir and his Jieng Council of Elders of their responsibility in triggering the violation of the Permanent Ceasefire.

10 comments

  • Samuel Ohitai

    What I know kiir does not need peace, therefore, they are colonizers but God one time punish.

    • santino majur

      Mr Samuel what you said its not true because kiir is man of peace he need all people in south Sudan to be in safety but always Dr Riek machar he want come up be force which is not true do you things if come be that way he will says on power I things he couldn’t because dainka will against the government and the death it fallen like rain and than trying like what you things
      thanks santino majur from Australia

  • Makuach Nyakang

    You have said it all Dr. Peter Adwok, Eric Reeves fabricates information in every single issue in South Sudan. He has been misinforming the World for so long and is good that you have point it out.

  • Log

    This is a good example for Equatorians who are with Kirr. Next step, Wani will also go.

  • Kutei

    You’ve hit the nail on the head uncle Dr. Adwok Nyaba. This thing called Reeves is simply a broke parlour who’s just making some sort of living out of South Sudan’s crisis.
    As long as Jieng Council of Elders are still desperate since their move is being threatened by presence of Viva, they’re doing anything at their disposal to ensure that they get all the non human sensible people to help them achieve their evil acts and intentions.

    Regards

  • Ladu. J. L

    Kiir and machar must face icc for genocide which they commited since 2013 upto now.these two leaders needs to finish the civilians then they remain alone.will they benefit? Same on them.

  • Forty-Two Chuang

    Salva kiir would never Skip Accountabilities..he must face ICC

  • Real son of Western Bahr el Gazal

    Two persons I feel sorry for them. South Sudan minister for telling lies Mr Makui Leuth and his friend Dr Eric Reeves

  • GatNor

    I told you on my earlier comment regarding Reeve’s bias writings in less word I emphasised that Reeve is full of it. Now in Nhoknath I can say it that

    [Wute coali Reeve eme ce mi diit lat] in a nother word (Ce ku lac)

    His work are financed by those whose sympathy leans towards the oppressive tribal regime of Jaang. Like I said earlier, Reeve should stick with the lame politic of dividing Darfur from North Sudan. Reeve’s efforts of supporting a loss cause like Jaang domination of South Sudan is as based on lies and it is wasteful as it could possibly get.

  • Thank Professor Dr Adwok for his comment to wrong post from Professor Eric Alleged a Coup in Juba. But a wise Eric Realised his mistake Imediately apologied to south sudan.